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New York Times Editorial: The Meaning of the Ferguson Riots

An interview from August that you may have missed: Catholic priest in Ferguson speaks of festering mistrust and racism issues

Pope says he would 'never close the door' on talks with Islamic State

Battle over farmland -- Trenton, N.J., diocese wants to develop a cemetery, a group of residents living nearby that have said the cemetery would ruin the rural character of the area, bringing unwanted traffic and ruining sight lines.

Black Catholic bishop sees 'pattern of excessive force' by police as Ferguson riots continue

Bishop: Catholics should ‘rekindle’ commitment to end racism

Commentary: Arguments against Brittany Maynard's assisted suicide ignore her point of view on suffering

Turkish Christians, migrants and refugees waiting for Pope Francis

Madrid, Spain -- A second man has filed a complaint accusing a group of Catholic priests in Spain of sexual abuse in a case Pope Francis has said has caused him "great pain", a judicial source said Wednesday.

The Story of the Philadelphia Eleven Book tells story of 11 prophetic women

For your Thanksgiving pleasure: Sr. Rose Pacatte prepares delicious Thanksgiving treat

Looking for a little inspiration to begin your day? NCR's sister publication, Celebration, gives you two options, both based on the Scripture readings of the day:

PP-header_with-outline.jpgPencil Preaching is blog in which Celebration editor Pat Marrin combines Scripture and sketching to reflect on the Word.

DailyBreadBanner.jpgDaily Bread is a series of short reflections written by four authors who meet regularly to share the readings. Daily Bread is intended to help daily preachers and others who pray from the assigned Scriptures each day to orient themselves to the Living Word addressed to the church in the world. It's a great way to begin the day.

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